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School Shelters Offer Limited Safety, and Even Less Comfort

Text and picture from: New York Times Dated: July 31 2014 By Ben Hubbard

The makeshift shelter of upturned desks, cardboard boxes and dirty blankets in the courtyard of a United Nations school here was a considerable downgrade from the first refuge Fatima Kafarna found when shelling forced her from her home near the Gaza border with Israel two weeks ago. 77 more words

Unheard Truths

When Jesus says count the cost of following him, he means it. When Jesus says that there will be heartache for following him, he isn’t joking. 530 more words


The Lightening

It is said that long long ago some young men were traveling through the mountains, and as night drew closer a storm started to develop, they ran for refuge in a nearby cave and found an old man living in it, he offered them whatever little he had in form of bread and goats milk. 923 more words

Quote by Rowan Atkinson

“To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom. The freedom to criticize ideas, any ideas – even if they are sincerely held beliefs – is one of the fundamental freedoms of society.
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The Sea

I stand on the sand as the cool water rushes over my feet and between my painted toes. I stare out from behind shaded eyes into infinity and find that same familiar desire to run; to disappear. 322 more words

Sensuality and Pleasure

Perception and safety

The words sensual and pleasure for most people immediately conjure up a sexually related images, yet sensuality is much more that that. It covers all our senses, some that may still be dormant. 452 more words